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  1876 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
1876 (MDCCCLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Saturday.
1876 was also the year that sports club Académica de Coimbra, from Coimbra, Portugal, was founded
1876 was also the year that football club Port Vale FC were formed
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/1876   (1242 words)

  
 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: 1876
The Centennial International Exhibition of 1876, the first official worlds fair in the United States, was held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia.
George Macaulay Trevelyan (February 16, 1876 – July 21, 1962), was an English historian, son of Sir George Otto Trevelyan and great-nephew of Thomas Babington Macaulay, whose staunch liberal Whig principles he espoused in accessible works of literate narrative avoiding a consciously dispassionate analysis, that became old-fashioned during his...
Constantin Brancusi (February 19, 1876 – March 16, 1957, originally Constantin Brâncuşi IPA:), was a world-renowned Romanian sculptor, born in Hobiţa, Gorj, near Târgu Jiu, where he placed his sculptural ensemble with The Table of Silence, The Gate of the Kiss and The Endless Column.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/1876   (8331 words)

  
 United States presidential election, 1876 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The U.S. presidential election of 1876 was perhaps the most disputed presidential election in American history.
Dissatisfied with the nation's fiscal policies, the Greenback Labor Party was organized for the 1876 election, with Peter Fennimore Cooper chosen as its Presidential nominee and Samuel F. Cary chosen as his running mate.
Rehnquist, William H. The Centennial Crisis: The Disputed Election of 1876.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/U.S._presidential_election,_1876   (1075 words)

  
 1876: Small States Take Their Revenge
The election of 1876 is the centerpiece of every discussion of the Electoral College.
Colorado was admitted to the union in August, 1876.
Of all the presidential elections, 1876 is the only one where the small states were decisive.
www.avagara.com /e_c/ec_1876.htm   (621 words)

  
 USA-Presidents.Info - Ulysses S. Grant Final State of the Union Address
The original of the final agreement of the commissioners, signed upon the 29th of May, 1876, with the original official "lists of astronomical stations observed," the original official "list of monuments marking the international boundary line," and the maps, records, and general reports relating to the commission, have been deposited in the Department of State.
The commission constituted under the act of July 24, 1876, to consider and report on the "whole subject of the reform and reorganization of the Army" met in August last, and has collected a large mass of statistics and opinions bearing on the subject before it.
By the act of August 15, 1876, the cavalry force of the Army was increased by 2,500 men, with the proviso that they should be discharged on the expiration of hostilities.
www.usa-presidents.info /union/grant-8.html   (4535 words)

  
 CENTENNIAL CRISIS: THE DISPUTED ELECTION OF 1876 BY WILLIAM H. REHNQUIST   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
CENTENNIAL CRISIS: THE DISPUTED ELECTION OF 1876 BY WILLIAM H. The presidential election of 1876 was one of the most bizarre, and controversial, elections in American history.
The parallels of the presidential election of 1876 with the presidential election of 2000 are obvious.
It is with greater irony that this book on the election of 1876 is written the sitting Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court William Rehnquist.
www.michaellorenzen.com /1876.html   (451 words)

  
 Philadelphia 1876
Opening day of the 1876 Centennial Exhibition in Philadelphia was a spectacular festival of flags, music, and a one-hundred gun salute.
After President Grant gave his opening address, the signal was given to unfurl and raise every flag and insignia simultaneously on the entire fairground.
It became an icon of the fair, and was used to symbolically draw an end to the event when President Grant and Mr.
www.lib.umd.edu /ARCH/honr219f/1876phil.html   (3428 words)

  
 Kansas in 1876 by Homer E. Socolofsky, Spring 1977
An examination of Kansas in 1876 and a consideration of its resources, the hopes and aspirations of its citizens, should help explain how it was possible to sustain a substantial population increase in each year during the next decade.
In 1876 most Kansans were farmers or members of farm families, and for years to come the primary attraction of the Kansas area would be in the availability of farm land.
For 1876 the primary source for such information are the reports published in the state's press, which provides only a crude relationship to what actually happened.
www.kancoll.org /khq/1977/77_1_socolofsky.htm   (13628 words)

  
 1876 democratic party platform   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
The Republican policies of Reconstruction and Southern Democratic resistance to fl civil rights was an issue in the presidential elections of 1868, 1872, and 1876.
In 1876, however, the state Democratic party continued to focus...
It is the paramount duty of the Government in all its legislation to keep in view the full development of all legitimate business, agricultural, mining, manufacturing and commercial.
www.theplacefortools.com /a/democrat/1876-democratic-party-platform.html   (485 words)

  
 CalendarHome.com - 1876 - Calendar Encyclopedia
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September 7 - In Northfield, Minnesota, Jesse James and the James-Younger Gang attempt to rob the town's bank but are surrounded by an angry mob and are nearly wiped out.
October 4 - Texas AandM University, the state’s first public institution of higher education, opened on October 4, 1876 as the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas.
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 Images from the 1876 Report   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
The title page for the 1876 Report is the background image for this and succeeding pages, and is reproduced in more legible form here.
In 1876 "public library" was more broadly defined, encompassing any library open to any segment of the population.
Hence an academic library in 1876 is, in the meaning of times, a public library.
www.coe.missouri.edu /~seaveyca/1876   (691 words)

  
 RFC 1876 - A Means for Expressing Location Information in the Domain Name System. C. Davis, P. Vixie, T. Goodwin, I. ...
RFC 1876 Location Information in the DNS January 1996 than a "plus or minus" value.
RFC 1876 Location Information in the DNS January 1996 Note that domain names that do not have associated A records must have a LOC RR associated with their name in order for location information to be accessible.
RFC 1876 Location Information in the DNS January 1996 Appendix A: Sample Conversion Routines /* * routines to convert between on-the-wire RR format and zone file * format.
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 Election of 1876
In the election of 1876 Samuel J. Tilden, the Democratic candidate, received a popular majority but lacked one undisputed electoral vote to carry a clear majority of the electoral college.
The crux of the problem was in the 22 electoral votes which were in dispute because Florida, Louisiana, South Carolina, and Oregon each sent in two sets of election returns.
TIME TREK.(analysis of the 1876 elections between Rutherford B. Hayes and Samuel B. Tilden.)(Brief Article)(Illustration)(Statistical......
www.infoplease.com /ipa/A0101175.html   (416 words)

  
 Presidential Election in Miami, 1876
Although the rest of the nation was involved in the heated contest for President of the United States between Samuel J. Tilden, Democrat, and Rutherford B. Hayes, Republican, the residents of Dade County showed more interest in their local affairs.
In November, 1876, there were seventy-three registered voters in Dade County, the largest number ever registered.
In the midst of all of this no one in Dade, except perhaps Gleason, was cognizant of the strange set of events that was surrounding the presidential election, or that the nation was awaiting their vote.
www.historical-museum.org /history/election/election.htm   (1520 words)

  
 An 1876 history of St. Clair County, Illinois, its agriculture, industry, pioneers, and towns   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
It is reproduced here in its entirety and provides a glimpse of county life with notes about agriculture, breweries, distilleries, grains and fruits, mills, mining, newspapers, religious denominations, schools, transportation, and watercourses.
At a Convention of citizens held in Belleville on the 20th of May, 1876, in accordance with the recommendation of Congress and of the Governor, a committee of twenty-five was appointed to arrange for the proper celebration of the one-hundredth anniversary of the Declaration of American Independence.
This is found to be inaccurate, as later figures give a total of 6215 acres of orchards in the county.
www.compu-type.net /rengen/stclair/1876hist.htm   (7171 words)

  
 Amazon.com: 1876: A Novel (Vintage International): Books: Gore Vidal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
1876 is a stylish and thought-provoking book that functions well as both political commentary and character-driven novel.
His insights on peoples' motives and character truly are breathtaking and his fictional works, such as 1876, have the quality of a suspense novel despite the fact that the reader already knows ultimately how historical events will unfold.
Although written nearly thirty years ago, Gore Vidal's "1876" is a classic, elegant examination of American political corruption which remains quite relevant today, especially in light of the 2000 presidential election.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0375708723?v=glance   (2305 words)

  
 1876: Small States Take Their Revenge
The story: Hayes won the Electoral College by one vote, even though his opponent, Tilden, won the popular vote by nearly a quarter of a million votes.
What put Hayes over the top were 3 Colorado electors appointed by the legislature without a popular vote...
Quotes and graphic excerpts are intended for review purposes only, are not intended to challenge trademark or copyright.
www.avagara.com /politics/ec_zine/1876   (681 words)

  
 The Railroads and the Centennial Exhibition of 1876
The completion of this “great national enterprise” was not only recognized on that day by this famous ceremony, but also by a simultaneous great national celebration which evidenced itself in every corner of the land.
And in 1876 the nation’s continuously growing railroad system similarly made it possible for any American who wanted to to come to Philadelphia from anywhere to help celebrate the nation’s birthday with a visit to this wondrous world’s fair.
On the 26th of October 32,993 passengers arrived at this depot, and on the 28th of September the arrivals numbered 31,563.
www.cprr.org /Museum/Centennial_Exhibition_1876   (5014 words)

  
 1876 Encyclopedia Article @ ArtOfTexas.com (Art of Texas)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
This page contains quite a lot of relevant information about 1876.
Great Falls of Snake River, Idaho Territory, 1876.
This print was produced by the Boston printers Louis Prang and Company, who advertised their chromolithographs as absolute facsimiles of the originals, in...
www.artoftexas.com /encyclopedia/1876   (1313 words)

  
 1876 Palmyra Town Meeting Minutes
At a meeting of the Town Board of the Town of Palmyra held at the office of M. Finley in the Village of Palmyra  Tuesday February 29, 1876.
We the undersigned presiding officers of the Annual Town Meeting of the Town of Palmyra, held March 7, 1876 do hereby certify that the following persons were duly elected to the respective offices set opposite their names.
Brown one of the Board of Town Auditors to be associated with the two persons elected as Town Auditors he having received the highest number of votes for said office next to those so elected.
www.palmyrany.com /minutes/TB/1876.htm   (521 words)

  
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Davis, et al Experimental [Page 1] RFC 1876 Location Information in the DNS January 1996 2.
Davis, et al Experimental [Page 5] RFC 1876 Location Information in the DNS January 1996 Note that domain names that do not have associated A records must have a LOC RR associated with their name in order for location information to be accessible.
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 American Experience | Ulysses S. Grant | People & Events | The Centennial Exposition of 1876
President Ulysses S. Grant received an enthusiastic reception as he officially opened the 1876 Centennial Exposition on May 10, 1876.
Next, Congress provided money for the construction of a National Museum, to be directed by Baird, and the collection of exhibits found a permanent home.
A hundred years later, on the occasion of the 1976 Bicentennial, items from the 1876 Expo were placed on view once again, in the Smithsonian's Arts and Industries building.
www.pbs.org /wgbh/amex/grant/peopleevents/e_expo.html   (850 words)

  
 1876 Inn - Eureka Springs, AR Hotels
Reservations at 1876 Inn are made easily and safely online.
Once your reservation is booked, you'll receive an email confirming your reservation with all the necessary details to take with you on your trip to Eureka Springs.
All reservations at 1876 Inn Eureka Springs are backed by our shop safe credit card guarantee.
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 1876 | BaseballLibrary.com
Chicago, with 4 former Boston stars in their lineup, play their first 1876 game in Boston.
The crowd, estimated at 14,000, is described as "the largest that ever attended a baseball match in the world." The White Stockings beat the Red Caps 5-1.
Manager Harry Wright, 41, makes his only 1876 appearance for Boston, in the OF, but Jim Devlin of Louisville deals the "Beantowners" their first shutout of the season 3-0.
www.baseballlibrary.com /baseballlibrary/chronology/1876Year.stm   (1167 words)

  
 Big Horn   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Commemoration of the battle site, located in south central Montana, on the present-day Crow Indian Reservation, is still controversial today: Native American groups and historians have challenged the way the battle is commemorated and successfully argued to erect a memorial to recognize the Indians who fought to preserve their land and culture.
In the cover story "Sitting Bull on the War-Path" (August 28, 1876), the Sioux leader is depicted as a blood-thirsty savage armed with a rifle, revolver, spear, and scalping-knife.
In the following week's installment (September 4, 1876), Sitting Bull appears with his squaw, 'Princess Sitting Bull,' in a more contempletive guise, smoking a pipe and watching the enemy encampment.
www-sul.stanford.edu /depts/dp/pennies/1870_custer.html   (189 words)

  
 U.S. presidential election, 1876 - dKosopedia
Democrat Samuel J. Tilden secured 184 (185 votes needed to win) Electoral College votes on election night 1876.
The Compromise of 1877 between the Republicans and Democrats, occurring in January of that year, was the solution to the contested Presidential election of 1876 and furthermore brought an end to the period of Reconstruction following the Civil War.
The Compromise came about as Democrats in the Senate threatened to prevent the commission from reporting with a filibuster.
www.dkosopedia.com /wiki/U.S._presidential_election,_1876   (204 words)

  
 Centennial 1876
In January 1876, he affixed to Henry's annual report an appendix describing the preparations.
In the 1876 annual report, he praised the Smithsonian exhibits-one can only guess at the self-discipline required to list all those stuffed animals and the "dried, smoked, salted, pickled, and canned" food exhibited with them, the sort of thing Henry often characterized as "trash"-and those acquired at Philadelphia.
His ascendancy came on the eve of the Institution's, and the country's, transformation-the Smithsonian into a multi-faceted reflection of the nation's culture, the United States into an industrial power, with, sadly, a vanishing frontier.
www.150.si.edu /chap4/four.htm   (2782 words)

  
 1876   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
One of the first things that will impress you about this book is London's life.
Centennial Crisis : The Disputed Election of 1876
Since Deadwood is a real place, and since both the book and the television series are based on the real place, many of the characters are common to both.
www.freeglossary.com /1876   (1044 words)

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